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Heidi

Heidi

by Johanna Spyri, Sarah Hines Stephen Illustrated by Lydia Halverson
A beautiful retelling of this timeless classic. Heidi is the perfect introduction to classic stories for younger readers.

Heidi, a lively orphan girl, goes to live with her cranky grandfather in a little hut high in the Alps. Soon she is happy and healthy, leading a carefree life with her grandfather, her new friend, Peter, and the goats on the Alm.
But Heidi's happiness is short-lived when she is sent to stay with a rich city family as a companion for a sick girl, Clara. Although she grows fond of the older girl, Heidi is terribly homesick. She eventually returns to the Alps and finds happiness once again in the clean, pure natural mountain setting.
Ages
11, 12, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 4 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
3.8
Lexile Measure
530L
DRA
34
Guided Reading
O
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
128
Genre
Classics

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Sarah Hines Stephen
Lydia Halverson

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